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Learn how to design your own Tenerife food forest.

Designing a food forest is a complicated task, especially in Tenerife’s challenging climate and environment.

In this online DIY Food Forest Design course you will learn how to turn your Tenerife backyard into a beautiful, edible, sustainable, abundant food forest.

You will learn about the considerations for creating a food forest in our specific climate, while the assignments will guide you step-by-step through the design of a food forest on your own land. 

We will use videos, articles, exercises, assignments and Q&A sessions as well as a friendly, supporting online community of like-minded enthusiasts.

The Course Includes 12 Units:

  1. An Introduction to Food Forests;

  2. Food Forest Design – Getting Ready;

  3. Food Forest Design Principles;

  4. Catching, Conserving and Using Water;

  5. The Wonder of Soil;

  6. Managing Expectations;

  7. Choosing Plants for their Role in the Food Forest;

  8. Attracting Birds, Bees and Insects to Your Food Forest;

  9. Building Relationships in the Food Forest;

  10. Food Forest Guilds;

  11. The Food Forest;

  12. Maintaining and Harvesting Your Food Forest;

Design Your Own

Learn how to design your own piece of land
  • 25-Week Course Content
  • Weekly Q&A Sessions
  • Access to Online Community
  • Certificate of Participation

Design for Others

Become a certified designer
  • 25-Week Course Content​
  • Weekly Q&A Sessions
  • Access to Online Community
  • 3-Month Internship
  • Certification Design Project
  • Food Forest Designer Certificate

The Next Food Forest Design Courses Start on July 3rd, 2023

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